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In addition we can, according to your interests,  incorporate a visit to the Spier Cheetah Outreach Project, Interractive Raptor Displays, Rupert Vintage Car Collection or Art Museum, Slave Museum, worker empowerment projects and even visit a well known Potter’s studio.

There are many opportunities to browse shops in quaint towns en route. The region features plenty of other activities and sites which will appeal to both young and old.


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There are several Estates producing fine Organic Wines in the Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch regions. 

A selection of these will serve to introduce you to new endeavours  in this field which  some wine makers are exploring.

In addition, learn about Biodynamic farming practices (inspired by Rudolph Steiner) and experience the hand crafted products first hand.

Drakenstein Valley Panorama

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We can put together a selection of suitable boutique estates which produce delicious wines and introduce the concept of food pairing in unusual ways – chocolate and wine is certainly a winner! 

The premise here is to marry the flavour of the wine with the prepared food morsels – in this case it is specially designed, hand made Belgian chocolate. If food is properly paired with wine it should enhance your experience of the subtle nuances of the wine considerably.

If you observe Jewish religious law,  you may visit Estates producing Kosher wines and cheeses – Zandwijk, Backsberg and Fairview. We would also include all the stops we would normally make as well as arrange for a Kosher meal which may be enjoyed en route at a suitable spot:

  • the town of Stellenbosch, the second oldest town in SA  (with its quaint and still functioning Synagogue)
  • visit to a Cape Dutch style Manor House
  • Franschhoek village

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